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  • 52 percent world’s biodiversity loss, Indonesia needs to make changes

    October 10, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – As world’s biodiversity decline sharply for the past forty years, Indonesia needed to change its production and consumption patterns to avoid further environmental destruction, said CEO WWF-Indonesia Efransjah, in Jakarta, on Friday (10/10). Talking at the WWF Living Planet Report 2014 Launching, Efransjah said that Indonesia has become too ambitious to become […]

  • Central Kalimantan Police declared 110 suspects over forest and land fires

    October 10, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Palangka Raya, Ekuatorial – Central Kalimantan police announced 110 suspects over forest and land fires on Friday (10/10), in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan. “More than 100 suspects over land fires have been detained. They are still undergoing legal process, either for crime and civil [charges],” said Central Kalimantan Police Chief Bambang Hermanu adding that 106 […]

  • Walhi filed a judicial review on Aceh’s spatial planning law

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    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Indonesian Forum for the Environment or Walhi filed a judicial review on Aceh’s spatial planning law to the Supreme Court, on Thursday (9/10), in Jakarta. “We have filed [the judicial review] to the Supreme Court at 11am. It is an effort to save Aceh’s environment from massive extractive development and destructive investment,” […]

  • Indonesia’s development goes green in five years time, says official

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    Jakarta, Ekuatorial — Despite of recent development, senior official said that Indonesia would be able to include environmental awareness within five years time. The statement issued by Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, head of Presidential Working Unit for the Supervision and Management of Development (UKP4), at a discussion on infrastructure in Jakarta, Tuesday (7/10). Mangkusubroto said that infrastructure […]

  • 1,000 residents relocated to make way for Jakarta Giant Sea Wall project

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    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Jakarta Deputy Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama said on Tuesday (7/10) that the city administration will be relocating as much as 1,000 residents living in the eastern part of Pluit Dam, North Jakarta. “The relocation must be finished at least by the end of this year as we will start the Giant […]

  • Thirty springs dried up, villagers in Mount Lawu face water crisis

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    Karanganyar, Ekuatorial – Due to long dry season, water discharge in thirty springs in Mount Lawu, Central Java, have been decreasing, said an official on Monday (6/10), in Karanganyar district, Central Java. “This is the first time for water discharges in 30 springs in Mount Lawu are decreasing. [I find it] very ridiculous for water […]

  • Only seven districts have acknowledged customary forest

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    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Despite supported by Constitutional Court, there were only seven districts have acknowledged customary forests through their regional regulation, said activists in Jakarta, on Thursday (2/10). The 2012 Constitutional Court, popularly known as MK35, had granted judicial review by activists to scratch the word ‘state’ in the customary forest definition. Activists argued that […]

  • Customary forest will bring more benefit for Indonesia

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    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – More benefit would come from customary forests establishment in Indonesia, said an activist in Jakarta on Thursday (2/10). “First, [it is] to settle the constitutional debt made by the state. The right over customary right is a constitutional right which has been denied by the state for more than 47 years,” said […]

  • Officials shut down illegal mining in Mount Lawu

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    Karanganyar, Ekuatorial – Amid strong rejections from local villagers, officials on Tuesday (2/10) finally shutting down illegal mining in Karanganyar district, Central Java. On Sunday, local villagers have complained on mining activities in the slopes of Mount Lawu, especially to extract sands. They feared that the activities might trigger landslides and flash floods which will […]

  • Mining brought destruction rather than benefit for Central Sulawesi

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    Palu, Ekuatorial – If Riau province was ‘famous’ for its smoke, then Donggala district of Central Sulawesi was known for its dust. The statement came from Muhammad Subarkah, an activist of Sulawesi Community Foundation (SCF), to describe massive nature destruction over mining companies in the district. Subarkah slammed on mining industries for producing dusts polluting […]

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